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Alexis de Tocqueville

Alexis Charles Henri Clérel, comte de Tocqueville , colloquially known as Tocqueville, was a French aristocrat, diplomat, political scientist, political philosopher and historian. He is best known for his works Democracy in America and The Old Regime and the Revolution. In both, he analysed the improved living standards and social conditions of individuals as well as their relationship to the market and state in Western societies. Democracy in... Read More

BornAlexis Charles Henri Clérel de Tocqueville
29 July 1805
Paris, France
Died16 April 1859 (aged 53)
Cannes, France
Era19th-century philosophy


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